Tips to Prevent Yeast Infection

Tips to Prevent Yeast Infection

Vaginal yeast infection roots the inflammation over the vagina region. Nevertheless, the bacterial vaginosis are dissimilar to yeast infection.There are a numerous ways to prevent yeast infection. These are trouble-free and effectual in treating this kind of problem, so you may follow these bellow mentioned tips to get rid of yeast infetion.


• Dry your vaginal area thoroughly after taking your bath or shower. After drying the area, wear cotton underwear & loose pants.

• Shun soaps which contain alcohol and other chemicals as they change pH balance of the vagina and thus letting yeast to grow.

• Boric acid is a safe, reasonably priced & efficient yeast remedy. But consult your doctor before using it. You can make your own suppositories; fill size O gelatin capsules with boric acid. Insert one capsule vaginally once a day for a week. Recommended not to do this when you’re pregnant.

• Use over the counter medications like fungal creams Miconazole (monistat) and clotrimazole (Gyne-Lotrimin) which are found to be effective treatments for yeast infections. Follow the full course of medication without stopping it prior.

• Shun routine douching, which increases the threat of yeast infection. Therefore, don’t make the douching your habit.

• If someone is already affected with this infection, the other will also get easily infected after they participated in sex. Therefore, in order to prevent this infection always use Condoms while having sex. Or otherwise, use pill or IUD, which acts as a barrier to stop the passage of infection.

• Women using birth control pills have more risk for developing yeast infection. Also, it has been proved in various studies that taking oral contraceptives increase the glycogen in the vagina, which, in turn, helps to grow the yeast speedily. You must take advice of your doctor for some alternative to these birth controlling pills.

• Those who have poorer immunity, physical relation with the infected person, uncontrolled diabetes, increased estrogen levels and use antibiotics frequently, will have the higher risk of getting yeast infection.

• Avoid using tight fitting underwear or pantyhose which may augment the problem. Wear cotton underwear and loose fitting pants or skirts.

• Don’t use hot tubs or very hot baths

• Shun taking more sugar or alcohol, which are the main food source for the yeast to develop.

• Also, avoid douches, feminine sprays, deodorant tampons, bubble bath which usually contains chemicals and thus could lead to irritation.

• Take an OTC oral treatment Diflucan, antifungal medication fluconazole which is a single-dose tablet. Mostly, doctors prescribe it for faster relief.

• Get your vaginal pH level tested. Normal vaginal pH is around 4. If it is found above 4, it is not a symptom of yeast infection. But if it is below 4, it could be a signal of yeast infection. In that case, consult your doctor to cure it without delay.

• Avoid the baking soda to get relief from the itching as it raises the pH level, which may, in turn, make yeast to develop.

• Stress too may cause the yeast infection. Therefore, always try to keep yourself away from the stress. You may do this by means of meditation, yoga or other way which brings relief from the stress.

• Yeast is often multiply through sexual contact. Make sure that both you and your partner practice good hygiene especially after performing sex. Washing up after sex gets rid of superficial parasites and germs. If you suspect that your partner is suffering from a yeast infection, it would be better to shun sexual contact and ask your partner to undertake treatment.

• Do not use fragrant and synthetic soaps as these could take away normal moisture of your body and thus, facilitate a straightforward attack of germs on the body.

• It is also advised to get your clothes washed well. Wash them in the washing machine with hot water in a gentle cycle. The hot water will easily slay trapped microbes and germs.

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